The power of cuteness is deeper and more compelling than it seems
A kitty video to melt all hearts — even those of non-cat-lovers
Some autistic people report feeling more strongly connected to animals than to other people, but a new study suggests that introducing companion animals to autistic children at the right time in life may help with human bonding, too.
A litter of fluorescent kittens is illuminating more than their proud mother’s eyes. These glowing animals have been genetically engineered to make blood cells that are resistant to feline immunodeficiency virus, or FIV, the …
You like cats because they’re beautiful, elegant creatures, right? Or is it because you’ve been infected by a parasite that influences your brain?
A dog is man’s best friend, the old adage tells us — and, indeed, new research shows that when it comes to fulfilling our basic psychological needs, humans do benefit from their pets in much the same way they do from their friends.
Children who live with dogs and cats are less likely to develop allergies to those animals later in life, but only if the pet is under the same roof while the child is still an infant, a new study suggests.
Forming a new human being is the most complicated thing a person can do without really having to think about it. But that doesn’t mean women don’t fret over it.
Dogs may really be man‘s best friend — at least if that can be measured by how often dogs approach their male owners, compared with their female owners. The closest relationships appear to be between neurotic men and their …
The kittehs love us back! A new study demolishes the stereotype of cats as cold, aloof animals that want only food from their owners. The study also reinforces the idea that a special bond exists between females and felines.